James Avati (American, 1912-2005) Goodbye to...
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DescriptionJames Avati (American, 1912-2005)
Goodbye to Berlin, paperback cover, 1952
Oil on board
24-1/2 x 20-1/2 inches (62.2 x 52.1 cm)
Signed lower left
This illustration was produced on the cover of Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood's (Signet Books #937, 1952).
Previously from the Estate of Charles Martignette.
"Here is Christopher Isherwood's brilliant farewell to a city which was not only buildings, streets and people, but was also a state of mind which will never come again. It is goodbye to a Berlin wild, wicked, breathtaking, decadent beyond belief. First published in 1939 this book throws a vivid light on the historical background of Hitler's rise to power."
This book was the basis for the Broadway musical and film Cabaret.
Estimate: $18,000 - $24,000.
Framed Dimensions 26.5 X 22.5 Inches
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